Who Occupies Your Heart?

On Friday, as I walked onto UC Berkeley’s campus and toward the nocturnally abandoned remnants of the Occupy Berkeley cardboard protests, the seriousness of the movement struck me for the first time. Now, I am not saying that I agree with all the rhetoric, the hype, the tactics being used, or even the philosophy underlying Occupy Wall Street (if there is one such philosophy). What I am saying is that there is a reason it has become a movement: it resonates with something beautiful in the souls of human beings.

As I wade into the deep and turbulent waters of commenting on the Occupy movement, I am painfully aware of something: Like most contemporary issues in my beloved country, this one divides people. Read more of this post

“In Time” on Eternity: Immortality and Happiness in Theaters near You

In Andrew Niccols’ recently released film In Time all humans are genetically engineered to stop aging at 25. Sounds great right? The only problem is you are programmed to die after one more year, unless you can replenish your time.

Time is money…literally. When Will Salas (Justin Timberlake) collects his paycheck, Read more of this post